A baker at Bad Boys Bakery
September 11, 2014, No comments

I’ve lived a stone’s throw from Brixton Prison for much of my life and yet it has remained a curiosity – out of sight and mind. So I jumped at [...]

Bantha milk from Star Wars now 'available' in Brixton Tesco

Brixton Tesco lands intergalactic deal with Star Wars planet

September 5, 2014, 2 Comments

Always fancied yourself as Luke Skywalker, supping some refreshing blue milk from the cow-like Banthas – hand-reared by the Sandpeople of Tatooi ...

Granville Arcade, or "Brixton Village" pic by Laura Spargo

Hey, isn’t that….? Brixton firmly on the map as popular film location

August 31, 2014, 2 Comments

  Did you unwittingly stumble into Billy Bob Thornton, Naomi Cambell or Rosanna Arquette around Brixton Market in the last few months? Or trip ov ...

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Two for one: Sumac

August 24, 2014, 1 Comment

This new column by Rosie Lovell, owner of Rosie’s Deli, will give two simple recipes for one back-of-the-cupboard ‘lurker’ every ...

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    Review: Nanban London at Market House
    August 5, 2014, 1 Comment

    I am one of those people who can dabble with Masterchef. Some years I’m glued to itand others it doesn’t even register with me. But when I heard that Masterchef [...]

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    Review: Asparagasm at Vozars
    August 1, 2014, No comments

    Confession: I am not a vegan. I am as far removed from veganism as one can be. I believe humans should use animals for food (sustainably and ethically, of course), [...]

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    Review: Adulis, Brixton Road
    July 30, 2014, No comments

    At the top of the Brixton Road there is a little outpost of North East Africa, nestling just between Oval tube and the National Theatre costume and prop store. Established [...]

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    The Top 10 Gift Shops in Brixton
    July 12, 2014, 1 Comment

    By Anna Muir Stuck for places to buy presents? Now that JOY on Coldharbour Lane has closed there’s an opportunity for local Brixton gift shops to take centre stage, we’ve [...]

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    Watermelon Rind Pickles
    July 8, 2014, 2 Comments

    I bet you had no idea you could pickle the green rinds from the watermelon until now unless you happen to be from the Southern states of the USA and [...]